Primary teacher, 32
Kano, biggest northern city
"Religion is entwined with politics and now we have a very, very volatile situation"
Katsina, north-west region
"It is just a window dressing. The more thugs you have, the more votes you have"
Government parastatal, 37
"Life is insecure. There are some areas where you cannot move during darkness"
Oil company engineer, 31
Lagos, commercial capital
"I want a government that can improve the standard of living and give us light"
Bauchi, north-east region
"You finish university and your family expect you to find a good job. But you can't"
Mathematics student, 25
Gboko, central region
"We need to shun corruption. Our youth should be taught the value of truthfulness"
Enugu, south-east region
"I decided to return home, to give it a try while I still can. But now I am not so sure"
Dr Tarry Asoka
Health advisor, 45
Port Harcourt, Niger Delta
"Poverty is the major issue. We need new ways of doing things"